Lloyd farewell draws 2.1 million viewers

Over 2.1 million Canadians tuned in for Lloyd Robertson’s final newscast an anchor of CTV National News. According to the network, the overnight, estimated, BBM tally of 2,110,000 viewers Thursday was a CTV National News record excluding broadcasts during the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.
The one hour documentary special which preceded the newscast–Lloyd Robertson: And That’s the Kind of Life It’s Been–drew 1,683,000 viewers at 10 p.m., topping Global’s timeslot rival Rookie Blue (1,365,000). The entertaining look back at Robertson’s life, produced by his daughter Lisa, repeats Saturday night at 7 p.m. and again Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.
Robertson, 77, spent 35 years behind the CTV anchor desk. Lisa Laflamme takes over as CTV National News anchor on Tuesday.

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